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Garden Farmer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$28,727 (USD)

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Last updated: May 27, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Garden Farmer is $28,727 a year and $14 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Garden Farmer is between $24,959 and $33,579. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Plants, cultivates, and harvests vegetables, or gives directions to other workers so engaged.
  • Determines kind and amount of crop to be grown, according to market conditions, weather, and size and location of farm.
  • Picks and purchases seed, fertilizer, and farm machinery and arranges with buyers for sale of crop.
  • Hires and directs farm workers engaged in planting, cultivating, and harvesting crop, such as beans, onions, and peas.
  • Performs various duties of farm workers, depending on size and nature of farm, including setting up and operating farm machinery.
  • May grow vegetables in greenhouse to produce out-of-season crops.
  • May grow variety of vegetables.
  • May specialize in growing single vegetable and be designated by name of vegetable.
Garden Farmer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Farmers, Ranchers, and Other Agricultural Managers

Job family population: 4,610

Estimated population of Garden Farmer jobs: 283

Rate of error: 6.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,705,994 (2018), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Garden Farmer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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May 9
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... Farms and Greenhouse, Musgrove Mill State Historic Site, Pine Haven Park, AM to PM Bar and Grill, Craft Axe Throwing, Rose Hill Plantation State Park, Riverbanks Zoo and Garden, Auto Theater Highway ...
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